Album: The Battle Of Los Angeles (1999)
  • Oh Wait a minute now
    Ha ha ha
    Come on
    Wait a Minute Now
    Check

    To tha young r to tha e tha b to tha e tha l
    Never give up just live up
    Fed upon America
    We be spittin' it up
    Rippin' it up
    For an even amount in each cup
    To my brothers burning bare feet on black top
    Whose curled 'neath tha shadows
    From tha gaze of tha cops
    Whose huntin' for 9 to 5's through factory locks
    Is now hunted on this modern day auction block

    Mic Check, ha ha ha
    I be the anti-myth rhythm rock shocker
    Mic Check, ha ha ha ha
    I be the anti-myth rhythm rock shocker, what?
    Mic Check, ha ha ha
    I be the anti-myth rhythm rock shocker
    Mic Check, ha ha ha ha
    I be the anti-myth rhythm rock shocker, what?

    Check check check check the check, oh
    Packin

    Flexin' and mashin'
    With complex text
    Fast and in a fashion
    That snap back necks
    Quicker than a fed cash tha company checks
    Come with tha fire only Marley could catch
    This be tha flame in tha cellar beware
    Nameless cold millions gaspin' for air
    Those naked and wageless
    Now scream within cages
    What, they make you pull your shit
    Just to get your share, what?

    Mic Check, ha ha ha
    I be the anti-myth rhythm rock shocker
    Mic Check, ha ha ha ha
    I be the anti-myth rhythm rock shocker, what?
    Mic Check, ha ha ha
    I be the anti-myth rhythm rock shocker
    Mic Check, ha ha ha ha
    I be the anti-myth rhythm rock shocker, what?

    Welcome down with the warrior sound, UGH!

    With this mic device
    I spit nonfiction
    Who got tha power
    This be my question
    Tha mass of tha few in this torn nation?
    Tha priest tha book or tha congregation?
    Tha politricks who rob and hold down your zone?
    Or those who give tha thieves tha key to their homes?
    Tha pig who's free to murder one Shucklak
    Or survivors who make a move and murder one back?

    This mic device
    I spit nonfiction
    Who got tha power
    This be my question
    Tha mass of tha few in this torn nation?
    Tha priest tha book or tha congregation?
    Tha politricks who rob and hold down your zone?
    Or those who give tha thieves tha key to their homes?
    Tha pig who's free to murder one Shucklak
    Or survivors who make a move and murder one back?

    Mic Check, ha ha ha
    I be the anti-myth rhythm rock shocker
    Mic Check, ha ha ha ha
    I be the anti-myth rhythm rock shocker, what?
    Mic Check, ha ha ha
    I be the anti-myth rhythm rock shocker
    Mic Check, ha ha ha ha
    I be the anti-myth rhythm rock shocker, what? Writer/s: BRAD J. WILK, THOMAS B. MORELLO, TIMOTHY COMMERFORD, ZACK M. DE LA ROCHA
    Publisher: Wixen Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Edward from Downey, Ca"the pig who's free to murder one Shucklack" Is about The Police steping over the line and using excessive force. And It happens all the time."Or survivors who make a move and murders one back" is talking about maybe someone who fights back or maybe a reference to Mumia.
  • Andrea from Redondo Beach , CaI think this song has to do with our economy and making just enough to live and the government taking the rest in taxes and such. We bust our asses and the government takes just what it wants. It says "The politricks who rob and hold down your zone?
    Or those who give the thieves the key to their homes?" I strongly believe that the 'thieves' refer to our system, our government.
  • Adam from Niagara Falls, OnCareter and Mark both have their own opinions and as a rage fan you should be able to accept that without criticism. Saying that my opinion of Mumia is that he, his friends, and his family were all subject to police brutality in Philidalphia and he finally gave up using his words to fix this when he saw his brother being beaten by a cop. I would have done the same thing and although I DO think he IS a cop-killer, I think it was justified and in self defence.
  • Sam from Seattle, WaThese comments beneath me are perfect examples of Rage's fans. one is the person who likes it for the melodies and sounds, but doesn't know what Rage stands for. The other is educated, and doesnt give into the media's image. He does his own research on these topics.
  • Mark from Oxfordshire, EnglandCareter, You need to think more and open up! what all about the police brutality which is un-needed and if the governtment can organise alternatives to provent war from our side why cant they organise alternatives to how they controll their police
  • Careter from Philadelphia, PaI used to like RATM before I paid attention to their lyrics and found out what they stood for, I think Mumia deserves to rot in prison and RATM should accept the fact that he is a cop-killing criminal and stop holding concerts in his benefit.
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